Gottfried Lindauer

Hon Hori Kerei Taiaroa, MLC

Hon Hori Kerei Taiaroa, MLC by Gottfried Lindauer

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Hori Kerei Taiaroa belonged to the prominent Ngai Tahu family of Taiaroa.He was christened Hori Kerei after former Governer Sir George Grey. Taiaroa grew up in Otakou on the Otago peninsula and was taught to read and write by Wesleyan missionaries. He was known as a pragmatic politician,for he advanced Ngāi Tahu land claims against the government but didn’t live to see a settlement outcome. He died in 1905.

Title
Hon Hori Kerei Taiaroa, MLC
Artist/creator
Production date
1901
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
668 x 590 x 50 mm
Inscription
G. Lindauer 1901 (l.r.). (reverse) The Hon. Taiaroa M.L.C. G.L. Pinx 1901.
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr H E Partridge, 1915
Accession no
1915/2/9
Copyright
Copying restrictions apply
Department
New Zealand Art
Display status
Not on display

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